"Extract from the Address of Knights, &c˙, to Lord HARCOURT.

"That your Excellency will be pleased to return his Majesty our most grateful thanks for his gracious declaration, than his Majesty had nothing more at heart than the security and protection of his people of Ireland, of which his Majesty has given a signal proof, by his offer, if it shall be the desire of Parliament, to replace such forces as may be sent out of this kingdom, by an equal number of foreign Protestant troops, the charge thereof to be defrayed without any expense to this kingdom."